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Teen Titans of Tennis

It was a battle between two extremely talented tennis teenagers: Canada’s Leylah Fernandez, who had just turned 19 and Britain’s Emma Raducanu, 18. The last time two teens faced off at the US Open tournament, one of the biggest tennis […]

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Chris Nikic is an Ironman

On Nov. 7, 2020, Chris Nikic did something incredible. He became the first person with Down syndrome to complete one of the most gruelling athleticcompetitions in the world–the Ironman triathlon. What is the Ironman? In the Ironman triathlon, athletes must swim […]

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US Women’s Open Memorable For Two Very Different Reasons

Twenty-year-old Naomi Osaka won the US Open tennis tournament (Women’s Singles) on Saturday.
Osaka, who is Japanese-American, is the first Japanese person to win a major tennis tournament.
However, her win isn’t the only thing that made the tournament memorable. Something happened to her opponent, 36-year-old tennis star Serena Williams.
She was accused of being “coached,” which is not allowed during a match. Williams’s coach, who was sitting in the crowd, had made a motion with his hands to tell Williams how to hit a shot. However, Williams said she was not looking at the coach at the time and so did not cheat.